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TRIPLE TROUBLE: A long history of coming up short
TIM LAYDEN
May 28, 2012
Seven horses in the last 15 years have gone to the Belmont with a chance to win the Triple Crown. None has succeeded
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May 28, 2012

Triple Trouble: A Long History Of Coming Up Short

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Seven horses in the last 15 years have gone to the Belmont with a chance to win the Triple Crown. None has succeeded

1997

SILVER CHARM

Jockey Gary Stevens had the lead 50 yards from the wire but lost by three quarters of a length to Touch Gold.

1998

REAL QUIET

Jockey Kent Desormeaux moved too early and lost at the wire, trainer Bob Baffert's second straight heartbreak.

1999

CHARISMATIC

The 2--1 favorite was in third place when he suffered a broken leg on the homestretch, ending his racing career.

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